mcdowell county

Biographies Listed at USGenWeb Archives

Biographies submitted to USGenWeb Archives are great reads and filled with information about the life in a family. Please consider contributing biographical information on your family to share with other researchers. Please read directions carefully, three options are provided, click on one option, then the category that fits your contribution. The NCGenWeb Archives contain a few […]

McDowell County Citizens listed in the NC Yearbook Index

Several McDowell County citizens are listed the NC Yearbook Index. What is the North Carolina Yearbook Index? It is a website dedicated to indexing students listed in a variety of North Carolina Yearbooks.  Through this index, you potentially could locate a family member to learn more about their college years. Is it worth researching? Well […]

Wright, H. D. “Doug” (2008)

Obituary of H. D. “Doug” Wright ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Mr. H. D. “Doug” Wright, age 61 of Marion passed away peacefully on Thursday December 11, 2008 surrounded by family at his residence. Doug was a native of Kilgore, TX and was born on May 11, 1947 to J. D. Wright of Houma, LA and the […]

Worley, Alton (2008)

Obituary of Alton Worley ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Alton Worley went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday September 29, 2008. He was born on May 1, 1926 to Henry Worley and Sylvania Buckner Worley in Madison County. Alton was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church since moving to Marion in […]

Wood, Evelyn Leona Floyd (2009)

Obituary of Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood ~ 2009 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood, age 78 of Marion passed away Thursday March 19, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. Evelyn was born in Gaston County on August 28, 1930 and was a daughter of the late Rev. John and Rosa Floyd. She was a loving mother, […]

Wilson, Roy Edward “Coyroy” (2009)

Obituary of Roy Edward “Coyroy” Wilson ~ 2009 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Mr. Roy Edward “Coyroy” Wilson, age 54 of Marion passed away on Thursday January 15, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. A native of McDowell County, he was born on May 28, 1954 to the late R. D. Wilson and Treva McCracken Wilson of Montreat. He […]

Wilson, Locky Hennessee (2008)

Obituary of Locky Hennessee Wilson ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Mrs. Locky Hennessee Wilson, age 95 of Marion died Tuesday October 14, 2008 in Signal Mountain, TN. A native of McDowell County, Mrs. Wilson was born January 22, 1913 and was a daughter of the late Robert and Lula Lonon Hennessee. She was a retired school teacher […]